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9 Nov
It's an immense moment of pride for the whole team as French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and his crewmates return to Earth. The four astronauts splashed down successfully off the coast of Florida in a SpaceX capsule. It marks the end of Pesquet's six-month mission in space, where he became the first ever French astronaut to command the International Space Station. We spoke to his colleague and friend Rémi Canton, who led the mission for the CNES, the French space studies agency.
3 Nov
We look at reactions to several key elections in the US. Papers in the UK and France report on the situation for migrants in Calais, five years after the dismantling of the "Jungle" migrant camp. As Madagascar faces the world's first famine caused by climate change, billionaire Elon Musk challenges the World Food Programme. We also explain why women should stop working for the rest of the year, while Norway's women's beach handball team finally gets to wear shorts!
26 Sep
It’s naturally part of every human space exploration but remains taboo. Here’s what we do and don’t know about cosmic sex.
7 Aug
China has opened the doors on what it bills as the world's largest planetarium, a new Shanghai facility that showcases the nation's recent extra-terrestrial exploits while notably downplaying those of space pioneers like the United States.
30 Jul
Chioma Nkechika speaks to GuardianTV about how CoralPay, a payment solution, and transaction processing services company is changing the face of payment solutions and transactions in Nigeria. CorelPay offer's a broad range of market-reliable and secure proprietary technology platforms that provide a range of payment-centric services and solutions across multiple channels.
14 Jul
A new German military space command center has been officially inaugurated, with the goal of protecting satellites and monitoring threats in outer space. The focus is on asteroids and space junk rather than aliens.
3 Jul
Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13 women trained to be astronauts in the 1960s. After decades of waiting, she is set to become the oldest person to launch into space.
26 Jun
Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition to stop Jeff Bezos returning to Earth after his space flight.
2 May
Never since the 1960s has humanity been so fixated on the heavens. The countdown to Friday's launch of SpaceX's Dragon Crew from Cape Canaveral in Florida is just one small step on the road to returning to the Moon, manned trips to Mars and much more. We ask about this mission and the first Frenchman to return to space, Thomas Pesquet.
24 Apr
There is no space left in the capital Delhi’s crematoriums and graveyards due to the rapidly increasing number of the coronavirus deaths, according to the local sources. While India’s coronavirus situation continues to worsen, with an average of more than 250,000 daily cases, the country reached the highest number of daily COVID-19 death with 1,761 fatalities on Monday.
27 Mar
In tonight's edition: The main opposition challenger in Congo Brazzaville's elections dies of Covid-19 on polling day. Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas' death overshadows the weekend's vote, which is expected to return incumbent President Denis Sassou Nguesso to power. Also, in Kenya, Lamu's fishermen protest over a border dispute with Somalia. And Tunisia has an out of this world day by launching its first satellite, named "Challenge One".
3 Mar
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